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The former Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie called, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, to withdraw Monday, told reporters that your choice deserves the circle of “fully represented.”
Abercrombie, a Democrat who also spent the said nearly 20 years in the house of representatives, told reporters that he and Gabbard found several missed votes on the House floor their current 2020 presidential candidacy is unacceptable. He cited, in particular, Gabbard recent missed a vote on a omnibus spending bill, as well as their “present” vote on President trump of the prosecution.
According to the website govtrack.us, Gabbard missed 88.7% of the 141 house votes taken in the past three months.
Gabbard voted “present” on both indictment-the only legislator to do so. All Republicans and two Democrats, including one that has as parties switched to the GOP voted — against the article.
GABBARD BREAKS WITH DEMS VOTE ‘PRESENT’ ON TWO INDICTMENT
“In my whole life, whether through service in the military or in Congress, I have always worked to do what is in the best interest of our country. Not what is best for me politically or what is the best for my political party,” Gabbard said last week. “After my due diligence in the review of the 658-page indictment report, I came to the conclusion that I could not choose, in good conscience, either Yes or no.”
She has already announced she will not be running for re-election in the year 2020, the choice to focus on her White house bid. She posted a video in October, the movement and the gratitude of the people in their district announces.
At his press conference, Abercrombie, said Gabbard must resign your place, “the sooner, the better,” because “the lack of votes on almost everything.”
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The former Governor is also the campaign co-Chairman for the Hawaii State Sen. Kai Kahele of Hilo is looking for a Democrat to be successful Gabbard next November. The district includes the entire state with the exception of urban Honolulu, has never voted for a Republican.
Rep. Ed Case, D-Hawaii, the state’s other U.S. representative, voted in favour of the impeachment trump.
A Gabbard representative did not immediately reply to messages from the Associated Press on Abercrombie demanding their resignation.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.